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Lower Yellowstone River Falls

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Address: Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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A spectacular waterfall located in Canyon Country.

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Viewed from Uncle Tom's Trail

Fantastic walk down the trail to see a massive waterfall. Amazing picture opportunity and views. The hike back up the trail is somewhat difficult but doable with several stops.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 March 2016
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Centennial, Colorado
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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Fantastic walk down the trail to see a massive waterfall. Amazing picture opportunity and views. The hike back up the trail is somewhat difficult but doable with several stops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Visiting here is absolutely gorgeous!! We came here close to midday, and it was a perfect time. The lighting is amazing at that time, where the falls are brilliant!! It's an easy walk down, for my older friends in their 60's did it quite easily. It's also very very nice to take a walk to the right to see the... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

A must see waterfall in Yellowstone. Take your time and enjoy the views. Pace yourself when it is time to head back up.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Astounding views not marred by the cloudy skies. Water levels were low and so the falls were not crashing quite as much as during a rainier year. Bring binoculars to watch all the birds!

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Oh, man! This fall definitely offers an amazing view. You can see it from various spots along the canyon drive( if I remember the name correctly). I suggest going down the Uncle Tom trail, which offers a close view of the fall, and rainbow on a sunny day. The trail goes down first, then back up. Just one heads up:... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

This was one of my favorite places in Yellowstone. The falls are so incredibly beautiful, loud, misty, scary gorgeous! Such a beautiful place. A must see if you're in Yellowstone.

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Crown Point, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Of all the sights and views at Yellowstone this is the one we most remember. Do not miss visiting this area! No matter what/

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

From any vantage point, this fall is magnificent. Not the largest fall to be found, not even the highest in Yellowstone, still, it is among the most beloved and powerfully evocative, for, if nothing else, it's incredible setting, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. But many below have praised its day to day wonder. Here is a slightly different aspect:... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

We weren't sure of the attraction as we got on the road to the falls. When we got there it was just a short walk out to the viewing point. The Falls were spectacular and actually the entire view of the canyon from that spot is quite remarkable. Make sure and look down stream from the Falls, you have to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Somewhat flatter than I anticipated during my lone visit, when I was 14 years old. This rated a disappointment because I was all about thrilling mountain roads cresting peaks and riding ridges with hairpin turns back down. My recollection is that the park was geared to more academic tastes. The earth sciences, essentially. And therefore I don't think I was... More 

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